Early Tuesday morning, the Washington Capitals announced they had hired Peter Laviolette as their next head coach. An all-to familiar face to the city of Philadelphia, Lavy now becomes the enemy. The man who took the Flyers to the Stanley Cup Finals in 2010 as an interim coach, Lavy was beloved by the Philadelphia fanbase. […]Read more "The Addition of Peter Laviolette Bolsters an Already Strong Metropolitan Division"
Throughout the next few weeks, Chuck Fletcher will comb through the individual Philadelphia Flyers player contracts. Of the five Flyers unrestricted free agents before the 2020-2021 season, three players are on the hot seat in Philadelphia. Four of the five free agents are on a one-year lease with the Flyers organization. In releasing these three […]Read more "Three pending free agents the Flyers should release"
It’s cause for celebration for the guys at the PSB studios, those studios being Derrik’s attic and John’s basement. Regardless, they run down the award winners so far, dissect each choice and talk whether a Flyers deserved it or not, and discuss who’s taking home the hardware come the NHL Award’s Show. Be sure to […]Read more "Pod Street Bullies Celebrate Selke Sean Couturier"
February 21st of this past season saw a trade go down that had many initially scratching their heads. The Boston Bruins dealt David Backes, defensive prospect Axel Andersson, and their 2020 first round pick to the Anaheim Ducks. In return, Boston acquired forward Ondrej Kase. At first glance, this seems like a steep overpay from […]Read more "Flyers Should Follow Boston’s Blueprint for Unloading Salary"
You’ve read the headline correctly. After being nominated once before in 2018, Sean Couturier has been awarded the Frank J. Selke Award, given annually to the National Hockey League forward who demonstrates the most skill in the defensive component of the game. Couturier was nominated for the Selke Trophy alongside Patrice Bergeron (BOS) and Ryan O’Reilly (STL). Couturier […]Read more "Sean Couturier Takes Home the Frank J. Selke Trophy"
The Flyers saw their Stanley Cup dreams come to a heartbreaking end last week. This time one year ago, Chuck Fletcher was in a very different position, preparing to totally strip down his team and create a new beast. How does he feel after year one in a new era? He met with reporters virtually […]Read more "Flyers GM Chuck Fletcher has his eyes set on an important offseason"
As a number two overall pick, you hope for the kind of production and development that can turn a premier draft pick into a franchise superstar. Nolan Patrick was drafted second overall in the 2017 entry draft, playing 73 games in his rookie campaign. Additionally, he participated in six playoff games in the 2017-2018 season. […]Read more "Should the Flyers Invest in Nolan Patrick?"
Throughout the playoffs, the Flyers got no help from the man-advantage. Ok, four goals were scored on the Flyers powerplay, so “no help” isn’t entirely accurate. However, converting on 7.7% of your powerplays isn’t exactly going to help you win games and advance through the playoffs. That was no more evident than their series against […]Read more "Who’s to Blame for the Lack of Production on the Powerplay?"
The guys are back to say goodbye to the 2019/20 season, and share what they observed in the 4-0 loss in game seven. They also dip into some offseason talk and preview what it may look like for the Flyers. Be sure to check us out on Twitter @PodSTBullies, along with @PodStreetBobb & @JohnPGove. Anchor […]Read more "Pod Street Bullies Talk Where it Went Wrong"
There were several factors that contributed to the crushing of the Flyers’ Stanley Cup Dreams, but arguably none larger than the disappearance of the Flyers power play. Despite a relatively strong showing in the round-robin games and a clear statistical advantage over the Canadiens and a struggling PK unit, the wheels started to wobble and […]Read more "What happened to the Flyers power play in the postseason?"